True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.
Beware of all enterprises that require a new set of clothes.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded...
If a man constantly aspires is he not elevated?
Books, not which afford us a cowering enjoyment, but in which each thought is of...
The language of excitement is at best picturesque merely. You must be calm before you...
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
We hate the kindness which we understand.
Being is the great explainer.
In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when...
Give me the poverty that enjoys true wealth.
Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed by...
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a...
Life does not require us to make good; it asks only that we give our...
The perception of beauty is a moral test.
I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and...
The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and...
The essence of success is that it is never necessary to think of a new...